103 - Alfred R. Protsman - Attica, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KC9PDY
N 40° 16.595 W 087° 15.370
16T E 478222 N 4458486
Quick Description: This is the mausoleum, for Alfred R. and Musetta Protsman, at Riverside Cemetery in Attica, Indiana. Alfred lived to be 103 years old.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2018 9:32:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMY1GD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
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Long Description:
Alfred Rice Protsman was born in Switzerland on 11th May 1886. He died in Attica, Indiana on 29th July 1989, at the age of 103 years. (visit link)

Musetta Tribbett was born in Pine Village, Indiana on 10th January 1897. She married Alfred Rice Protsman at Pine Village, on 12th August, 1923. She died in nearby Wiliamsport, Indiana on 8th November 1993, at the age of 96 years old. (visit link)

According to Find A Grave (visit link) there are aproximately 7500 known burials in this larger, well kept cemetery, set on a hill side just outside if the City of Attica, in Fountain County, Indiana.

This cemetery, the main cemetery for the City of Attica, in Fountain County, Indiana, is situated adjacent to the much smaller Catholic Cemetery, otherwise known as the Saint Francis of Xavier Cemetery, and the Jewish Cemetery. There are 11 cemeteries located in and near Attica, Indiana.

Attica is one of two cities, in Fountain County, Indiana. It is located in Logan Township, beside the Wabash River. The population was 3,245 at the 2010 census. Attica was laid out by George Hollingsworth and platted by David Stump in 1825. The completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal through the town in 1847 brought a considerable amount of growth to the area. U.S. Route 41, State Road 28, and State Road 55 intersect at Attica. (visit link)

Logan Township is one of eleven townships in Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The township contains six cemeteries. Riverside, Old Jewish and Saint Francis of Xavier are on the south edge of Attica, while Hatton is on the southeast side of town. Ruppert lies further to the southeast outside of town, and Clark is in the far northeast corner of the township. (visit link)

Fountain County lies in the western part of the U.S. state of Indiana on the east side of the Wabash River. The county was officially established in 1826 and was the 53rd in Indiana. The county seat is Covington. According to the 2010 census the population was 17,240. The county has eight incorporated towns with a total population of about 9,700, as well as many small unincorporated communities.

The state of Indiana was established in 1816. The first non-indigenous settler in the area that became Fountain County is thought to have been a Mr. Forbes, who arrived here in early 1823 and was soon followed by others. Fountain County was officially created on December 30, 1825, the act taking effect on April 1, 1826; the boundaries of the county have not changed since that time. It was named for Major James Fontaine of Kentucky who was killed at Harmar's Defeat (near modern Fort Wayne, Indiana) on October 22, 1790, during the Northwest Indian War. (visit link)
Location of Headstone: Cemetery

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